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Dear Friends:
As I prepare for Passover, I cannot help but reflect on Seders past and wonder what my family’s Pesach dinners were like in Poland, Russia, and Lithuania. 

I think about the cousins in Australia, Switzerland, England, and Israel whom I have never met -- cousins whose grandparents, unlike mine, left Eastern Europe, not for America, but for distant lands.  I wonder if and how my family who remained in Russia carried on Jewish traditions, or if, like so many others religious observances, these rituals were totally lost during the last century.

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